China-US Competition in Africa

 Source: The New York Times published on 23 August 2023 an article titled “China Tries to Increase Its Clout in Africa Amid Rivalry With the U.S.” by David Pierson and Lynsey Chutel.  

Chinese President Xi Jinping sees himself as the leader of the developing world in China’s effort to offer an alternative to the US-led global order.  Africa is an emerging battleground for global influence.